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Speaker / Author

Erkki Liikanen

Governor of the Bank of Finland

Mr. Erkki Liikanen, MPolSc (Econ.), has been Governor of the Bank of Finland since 2004. He is currently serving his second 7-year term. Mr. Liikanen, a former EU Commissioner, Ambassador and Minister of Finance, is one of the longest serving members of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank. He is Chairman of the ECB Audit Committee, with a mandate to enhance the corporate governance of the ECB and the Eurosystem. He is also Governor of the International Monetary Fund for Finland. In 2012, Mr. Liikanen chaired a High-level Expert Group proposing structural reforms to the EU banking sector. At the European ... Read More